Commercial Aviation

Key.Aero offers exclusive behind-the-scenes content from the world’s leading airlines, airports and aircraft manufacturers, spanning in-depth profiles and overviews with key industry executives to first person accounts from aviation professionals who build, fly and maintain the latest generation airliners. Key.Aero also highlights issues affecting the commercial industry, from aviation security, safety and air traffic control to training and environmental matters, and harks back to the golden age of air travel, paying tribute to some of the most iconic aircraft and airlines of yesteryear.

Flybe Collapse: Which Airports are Hardest Hit?

Tom Allett

With Flybe comprising almost the entire commercial air schedule at some UK gateways, Airports International editor Tom Allett examines the facilities which will feel the impact most. 

Tom Allett

Flybe Collapse: A Disastrous Blow for UK Connectivity

Gordon Smith

With the blame game already underway, Airliner World editor Gordon Smith offers his analysis following the untimely demise of the regional carrier. 

Gordon Smith

Coronavirus: Global Airports Respond to COVID-19

Thomas Haynes

As the world grapples with the COVID-19 outbreak, airports are at the frontline of the mission to stem the spread of the virus. Thomas Haynes examines the effects of the virus on the industry and what is being done to control the spread.

Thomas Haynes
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Manchester: New decade, new beginnings

Martyn Cartledge

Martyn Cartledge previews latest developments in Manchester Airport's transformation project...

Martyn Cartledge
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Bigger and Better at Birmingham

Tom Allett

With its 80th birthday celebrations behind it, Birmingham Airport is tackling the next stage of its evolution...

Tom Allett
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Slovak Success Story

Jessica Bannister-Pearce

Hidden in a small corner of eastern Slovakia, Košice International...

Jessica Bannister-Pearce
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The Tinman of Toronto Pearson

Wilbur Sargunaraj

Wilbur Sargunaraj travels to the Toronto area control centre to meet PJ ‘Tinman’ Scholtz...

Wilbur Sargunaraj
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UK visitors in pictures

We present a selection of images of visiting aircraft from UK airports...

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Big in Brazil

Sebastian Schmitz

Sebastian Schmitz visits São Paulo/Guarulhos...

Sebastian Schmitz
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The Panama Pictures

Ron Mak

Regular contributor Ron Mak shares images from Panama...

Ron Mak

The Latest Commercial Aviation News All in One Place

Commercial aviation covers a broad range of topics from airlines to airports and manufacturers to operators. This page has everything you need to stay on top of all the latest news from the industry. Whether you’re looking for engineering and manufacturing updates from the likes of Boeing and Airbus or want to see all the latest technological innovations in commercial flight, you’re in the right place. From small private jets from Honda through to 400+ seater commercial long-haul airliners like the Airbus A350-1000 and Boeing 777X, we’ll cover all the latest news and updates for you. We’ve also split this section out into smaller sections to help you find articles relevant to you. Take a look at our categories below to find what you’re looking for,

Commercial Aviation News

Be the first to read about all the latest aviation news including mergers and acquisitions, as well as new international routes and airlines updating their fleets. Looking for the latest stories on industry giants including Boeing, Airbus and Gulfstream? Then you’re in the right place.

Airport News

For all the latest news on how international and domestic airports around the world are dealing with environmental challenges, changes in traveller habits and passenger volume increases, take a look at our Airport News section

Airport Technology

Take a closer look at how technology is driving change and innovation at airports from the logistics of passenger flow through terminal buildings to safety checks. As an industry spanning the globe, aviation technology moves quickly, with airports often testing and adopting new systems regularly to meet local and international legislations surrounding environmental and security challenges. We have everything you need all in one place.

Aviation Engineering

Read all of our articles on aviation engineering, from the latest Rolls Royce commercial jet engines to new models of aircraft and engineering projects at international airports around the world. From civil and commercial airliners through to military fighter jets, the aviation industry covers a range of technological challenges being overcome with impressive engineering feats.